Drafting (DFTG)

DFTG 1313
Drafting for Specific Occupations

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course is a discussion of theory and practice with drafting methods and the terminology required for non-drafting majors to prepare working drawings in Precision Manufacturing.

Prerequisite: DFTG 1325.

DFTG 1315
Architectural Blueprint Reading and Sketching

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course examines the fundamentals of blueprint reading for the construction industry.

Prerequisite: Completion or Concurrent enrollment in DFTG 1409.

DFTG 1325
Blueprint Reading and Sketching

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is an introduction to reading and interpreting the working drawings for manufactured products and associated tooling. Students will utilize sketching techniques to create pictorial and multiple-view drawings.

Prerequisite: Program approval.

DFTG 1409
Basic Computer-Aided Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is an introduction to basic computer-aided drafting. Emphasis is placed on basic computer operating principles, hardware descriptions and requirements, drawing setup; creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinating systems; as well as input and output devices.

Prerequisite: None.

DFTG 1430
Civil Drafting I

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course covers preparation of civil drawings including drafting methods and principles used in civil engineering.

Prerequisite: DFTG 2428.

DFTG 1441
Intermediate Technical Animation and Rendering

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course covers 3-D modeling and rendering techniques including lighting, staging, camera, and special effects. Emphasizes 3-D modeling building blocks using primitives to create simple and complex architectural/mechanical models.

Prerequisites: DFTG 2419.

DFTG 1480
Cooperative Education

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:1   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:21

In this course, career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the work experience.

Prerequisite: ARCH 1303 and completion of or concurrent enrollment in DFTG 2438.

DFTG 1493
Introduction to Civil Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course discusses basic concepts in civil drafting, map scales, map features, survey fundamentals, contour lines, plot plans, road layout and profiles, earthwork, and utilization of CAD systems in the development of various civil engineering related projects. The topic of study chosen by the instructor may change from semester to semester.

Prerequisite: None.

DFTG 2400
CAPSTONE: Intermediate Architectural Drafting - Residential

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course covers continued application of principles and practices used in residential construction.

Prerequisite: DFTG 1409 and concurrent enrollment in or completion of INDS 1445.

DFTG 2419
Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is a continuation of practices and techniques used in basic computer-aided drafting emphasizing advanced dimensioning techniques, the development and use of prototype drawings, construction of pictorial drawings, interfacing 2d and/or 3d environments and extracting data. A portfolio to be submitted for evaluation will be required.

Prerequisite: DFTG 1409.

DFTG 2428
Capstone: Architectural Drafting-Commercial

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course covers architectural drafting procedures, practices, and symbols including the preparation of detailed working drawings for a commercial building, with emphasis on commercial construction methods. Emphasis will be placed on developing drawings to show the functionality of structures using specified building materials and following current building codes. Building types to be covered will be residential, commercial, industrial and institutional.

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in DFTG 2419.

DFTG 2438
Final Project - Advanced Drafting

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This is a drafting course in which students participate in a comprehensive project from conception to conclusion.

Prerequisite: Completion of DFTG 2419, ARCH 1303 and (DFTG 2400 or DFTG 2428).